ثقافة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Verbal noun of ثَقُفَ ‎(ṯaqufa, to be skillful, to be smart), from the root ث ق ف ‎(ṯ-q-f).

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Noun[edit]

ثَقَافَة ‎(ṯaqāfaf ‎(plural ثَقَافَات ‎(ṯaqāfāt))

  1. verbal noun of ثَقُفَ ‎(ṯaqufa) (form I)
  2. sagacity, intelligence, wit, refinement, culture
  3. culture (civilization)
  4. education, literacy

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Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic ثَقَافَة ‎(ṯaqāfa)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θaˈɡaːfa/
    • IPA(key): [θaˈqaːfa] (common pronunciation)
  • IPA(key): /saˈɡaːfa/ (speakers with full /θ/ and /s/ merger)

Noun[edit]

ثَقَافَة ‎(ṯaɡāfaf (plural ثَقَافات ‎(ṯaɡāfāt))

  1. culture (civilization)
  2. culture (education)